Music, exhibits, dance rehearsals, children's events, theater and film. Features include Short Cuts, or short plays, by City Theater at Books & Books, a walking tour of Lincoln Road, extended hours at the Jewish Museum of Florida, performances by La Rosa Flamenco Theatre at 8 p.m. and the Mid-Eastern Dance Exchange from 7-10 p.m. Presented by the city's Cultural Arts Council and Arts Trust at venues throughout Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7500.
"New Work Miami: Benson & Chambers." First entry in the New Work Miami series. Through April 15. Opening reception with artists and lecture by assistant curator Lori Mertes from 6-8 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.
"League For Innovation: Student Competition." Through March. 15. Opening reception from 7-9 p.m. Room M-123, Kendall Campus Art Gallery, M-DCC, 11011 SW 104th St. Details: (305) 237-2322.
"Dinizulu Gene Tinnie: Facets of an Artist." Through March 16. Gallery North, M-DCC North Campus, 11380 NW 27th Ave. Details: (305) 237-1532.
RECEPTION AND AUCTION
"Splendor of the Bonnet House." Reservations required. $65. 5:30 p.m. Bonnet House, 900 N Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale. Details: (954) 563-5393.
"Remembering Childhood Adventures." Works by Betsy Ross Koller. Through Feb. 22. Opening reception from 8-10 p.m. International Art Center, 70 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 471-7383 or gablesart.com.
"Rush Hour." Oil paintings by Hans Feyerabend. Through Feb. 13. Alexander Patrick Fine Arts, 4816 SW 72nd Ave. Details: (305) 667-9006.
"Mapping." Works by Luis Cruz Azaceta. Through March 5. Opening reception from 7:30-10 p.m. Fredric Snitzer Gallery, 3078 SW 38th Court. Details: (305) 448-8976.
MIAMI BEACH FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2001
Organizers say more than 150 artists will participate in this annual event, now in its 27th year. Highlights include an installation at the North Shore Community Center by video artist Nam June Paik. Sponsored by the City of Miami Beach Office of Arts Culture & Entertainment in cooperation with the Miami Beach Fine Arts Board. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oceanfront at Ocean Terrace, 73rd to 75th streets, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7577.
Held in conjunction with the exhibit "Annie Leibovitz: Women." 1-4 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.
MIAMI BEACH FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2001
Second and final day. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oceanfront at Ocean Terrace, 73rd to 75th streets, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7577.
"Mythic Proportions: Painting in the '80s." Works from a period when "painters assumed a heroic role and produced large dynamic canvases to challenge the history of painting." Billed as the first major US museum show to take an historic perspective on this period. Through April 20. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211.
Docent-led tours of ongoing exhibits. 2 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.
Second Sundays. Youngsters can make a Valentine's gift while adults can take "The Love Tour." $8; $5 for members. 2-4 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, UM Campus, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535.
STATE OF THE ARTS
Presented by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. Speaker: Rick Sisser, chairman. 11 a.m. Miami-Dade County Commission Chambers, 2nd floor, Clarke Center, 111 NW First St. Details: (305) 375-4634.
"A Passion for Art." Disaronno Originale Photography collection to mark Valentine's Day in Miami, part of a national tour. Opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Through Feb. 25. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.
CRITICS LECTURE SERIES
Arlo Guthrie, folk singer. Reception to follow. 8 p.m. AT-100, The Art Museum at FIU, FIU University Park Campus, Southwest 107th Avenue at Eighth Street. Details: (305) 348-2890.
"Dinizulu Gene Tinnie: An Overview." Ongoing exhibit runs through March 9. Reception from 5-9 p.m. Room 4207-1, Building Four, Leroy Collins Campus Center, M-DCC Gallery North, 11380 NW 27th Ave. Details: (305) 237-3081.
"The Hand of Fatma." Works by Ilham Mendjeli. Through March 14. Meet the artist at 6:30 p.m. Alliance Fran‡aise, 1414 Coral Way. Details: (305) 859-8760.
Sculpture by David Floyd. Through March 24. T. Curtsnoc Fine Arts, 1325 NE 119th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 891-3745.
EXHIBIT OPENING & LECTURE
"Mythic Proportions: Painting in the '80s." Through May 13. Speaker: David Salle. Limited seating; reservations required. 1 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211.
Part of the Miami Hot series. Speaker: Irene Frolic, cast glass artist. 7 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2542.
Works by senior high school students. Through Feb. 19. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 2985 S Bayshore Drive. Details: (305) 556-6280.
Held in conjunction with the exhibit, "Mythic Proportions: Painting in the '80s." Speaker: Allan McCollum. Limited seating; reservations required. 1 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211.